(December 1966)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semimonthly March)
On-sale date:
1966-10-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger; E. Nelson Bridwell (Assistant Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Superman's Nightmare Dreams! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent; Superman; Mineral Man
Keywords:
dreaming; sleep

Superman's Nightmare Dreams! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Perry White; Mineral Man
Synopsis:
Superman and Batman use a machine to temporarily switch bodies. Batman has no control over Superman's body, breaking some containers and exposing Superman's mind to red kryptonite before switching back to his own body. This results in Superman having some weird dreams focusing on Batman's villains.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dreams; Red Kryptonite

Thumbs Down for Batman! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #163, on sale October 25

The Kat from AMT Jumps the Gun (Table of Contents)

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Kat

Indexer Notes

Ad for 1967 AMT car kits.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in early November 1966; includes solicitations for Superman #192, Tomahawk #108, Wonder Woman #167, Our Army at War #175, Aquaman #31, Captain Storm #17, Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #71, Superman #193, Blackhawk #228, Sea Devils #33, Adventures of Jerry Lewis #98 and Teen Titans #7

Captain Billy and the Kid (Table of Contents)

Renwal / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Billy; Ralph

Indexer Notes

Ad for Renwal model planes.

["I'm going to fix up this old battery-run car..."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Center / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6468

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by James Klick of Washington, D.C.

The (Super) Girl in the Green House (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Linda Danvers; Kara Zor-El]; Frank Davis (first appearance); Ethel Davis (first appearance); X-2-Y [Dick Malvin] (first appearance); Treasury Secretary Quiggly (first appearance)
Synopsis:
While exploring space, Supergirl finds another planet that is similar to Earth, except that it is run by teens. She is tricked into running for President.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is continued in the following issue.

Make it... Tyco (Table of Contents)

Tyco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Bud

Indexer Notes

Ad for Tyco Road Race sets.

An All-Star Collection of the Best of Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #187 [80 Page Giant #G-30]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?; E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters from Irene Vartanoff, Randy Rolf, Nancy Priller, Jimmy McNew, Bryce L. Wray and David Wenger

Battle Grounds of the World! (Table of Contents)

Adventures in the G.I.Joe Club with Andy and George / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick ?
Inks:
Irv Novick ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Andy; George

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; ad for G. I. Joe Club.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Nightmare Dreams!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's Nightmare Dreams!
    Superman
  3. 2. Thumbs Down for Batman!
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. The Kat from AMT Jumps the Gun
    AMT
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. Captain Billy and the Kid
    Renwal
  7. 6. ["I'm going to fix up this old battery-run car..."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  8. 7. The (Super) Girl in the Green House
    Supergirl
  9. 8. Make it... Tyco
    Tyco
  10. 9. An All-Star Collection of the Best of Batman
    Batman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  12. 11. Battle Grounds of the World!
    Adventures in the G.I.Joe Club with Andy and George
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